A wildfire burning in a resort area outside Tennessee’s Great Smoky Mountains National Park has damaged or destroyed an estimated 65 cabins since Sunday. The Tennessee Emergency Management Agency declared a state emergency Monday morning to make resources available, said Dean Flener, a TEMA spokesman.
March 17, 2013 Firefighters set a boundary as cabins burn on Black Bear Cub Way in Sevier County, Tenn. The first call came in at 4:15 p.m. Sunday, and by 8 p.m., 32 cabins were reported to have burned down, with 40 more in danger as shifting winds started breaking contain lines. Curt Habraken/Mountain Press via AP Buy Photo